The World Heal Organization (WHO) has donated relief items in the form of medical consumables and surgical kits, containing equipments specially made for the detection and treatment of trauma cases to health facilities that are admitting victims of the recent Melcom shopping mall disaster.

Presenting the items to the Ministry of Health, the WHO representative in Ghana, Dr Idrissa Sow said, the WHO is much sensitive to the unfortunate situation and as such deems it fit to offer a helping hand to Ghana.

He also expressed WHO?s condolences to Ghana and the families of the bereaved, congratulating the National Ambulance Team for doing a good job in rescuing victims.

On his part, the Chief Director of the Ministry of Health, Dr Sylvester Anemana receiving the items, thanked the WHO on behalf of the ministry, government and the people of Ghana.

According to him, WHO has been a reliable partner to Ghana over the years, in providing technical and financial assistance to Ghana to effectively carry out its programmes in the health sector.

Dr Anemana also indicated that WHO has come in time to offer support in managing the disaster. He assured WHO that the items will be delivered to the various facilities admitting the victims, namely the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, 37 Military Hospital, Police Hospital and the Achimota Hospital.

 

 

 

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